An inspirational space
This beautiful straw bale building was constructed in 2006 and now provides a base for education and other groups in the peaceful St Catherine’s Wood.
It’s the first building in Cumbria to be constructed with straw bale walls, and the first of its kind built anywhere by the National Trust.
It's a truly inspirational space.
St Catherine's estate
St Catherine's is only walking distance from Windermere.
The meadows, woodland and grazed parkland are all teaming with wildlife and wild flowers making it the perfect place to get away from it all and a stunning location for any event.
To enquire about hiring the Footprint, call us on: 01539 488409.
Learning at Footprint
What better place to learn than the great outdoors?
For details of our educational programmes and resources please get in touch:
- Call: 015394 88409
Watch this lovely video of Staveley Steiner group, who put together an autumn lantern walk last year.
The atmosphere was amazing, the soup was warming and everyone had great time.
As part of the Footprint construction project 127 pupils from four local schools created a ‘sonic’ postcard’ which captures the sounds and atmosphere of the project set to stills.
During construction a fixed-position camera took photos every five minutes.
Over 43,000 images were used to create a film that traces the sequence of construction.
Creating the Footprint
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